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Sonic Mania release date revealed, watch the pre-order trailer here

Sonic Mania release date revealed, watch the pre-order trailer here

Sonic Mania is, perhaps, the most exciting thing to happen to the Sonic the Hedgehog series this side of Sonic Generations. Sonic Mania will be the first 2D console game in the series in quite some time, and because of that, it has a lot of people excited. Imagine their disappointment, then, when Sonic Mania was delayed from its spring release date earlier in the year.

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Xbox Game Pass released today [it’s basically Netflix for games]

Xbox Game Pass released today [it’s basically Netflix for games]

This week the folks at Microsoft behind the Xbox One have released the Netflix subscription model in a game program called Xbox Game Pass. As revealed earlier this year, Xbox Game Pass allows the subscriber to access "over 100 Xbox One and Backward Compatible Xbox 360 games" for right around $10 a month. It's easy to envision a service such as this replacing the traditional one-time-cost model that's been in place since the beginning of games - save the additional barrier in-between there and here.

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Xbox One S bundles see a sudden slide in pricing

Xbox One S bundles see a sudden slide in pricing

If you're thinking about buying an Xbox One S, then good news: Microsoft has announced a new price cut to help tempt you further. The promotion drops the price on a few different Xbox One S bundles, meaning that you'll have a pack-in game and in some cases a special edition console to look forward to. Even better is the fact that this sale is on 1TB console bundles, giving you plenty of storage right from the start.

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Xbox One S 1TB special editions get a last minute Spring sale

Xbox One S 1TB special editions get a last minute Spring sale

Spring is nearly over, giving way to summer. Which means a whole season of gaming, solo or with friends. To prepare gamers for the months ahead, Microsoft is slashing $50 off some of its 1 TB editions of the Xbox One S. But better be quick on your feet, because there's no telling when Microsoft will close the window of opportunity and end the sale.

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Have a look at Destiny 2’s gameplay reveal trailer

Have a look at Destiny 2’s gameplay reveal trailer

It's a pretty big day for Destiny fans, as Bungie and Activition have revealed the first gameplay trailer for Destiny 2. The game, which was officially revealed a couple of months back, seems to have a lot in common with the original Destiny, though today Bungie also revealed some new features that will make Destiny 2 stand out from its predecessor.

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Don’t hold out hope for Halo 3 Anniversary

Don’t hold out hope for Halo 3 Anniversary

You'd think that with HD remakes of the first two Halo games already out in the wild, we'd be able to look forward to a follow up in the form of Halo 3 Anniversary. Though there has been a lot of speculation about such a game, one of 343 Industries' community managers has laid the matter to rest, telling a bunch of hopeful Redditors that Halo 3 Anniversary most certainly isn't happening.

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LucidSound LS35X wireless headset connects directly to Xbox One

LucidSound LS35X wireless headset connects directly to Xbox One

There is no shortage of headphones that try to cater to gamers, be it on consoles like the Xbox One or on Windows 10 PCs. Almost all of them, however, can be grouped into two. On one side you have those with traditional tangling cables and on the other side you have sometimes unstable wireless headsets. LucidSounds's new LS35X is a wireless gaming headset that sets itself apart from the latter camp. Because despite using wireless technology, it doesn't require any fiddling or extra attachments to connect with the Xbox One.

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Agents of Mayhem is basically Saints Row 5 [Trailer 2]

Agents of Mayhem is basically Saints Row 5 [Trailer 2]

One viewing of the gameplay trailer for Agents of Mayhem will make a Saints Row fan understand: this is basically SR with a different title. Volition and Deep Silver are making no effort to disguise the fact that this game exists in the Saints Row universe. They've just called it something else - just so we don't expect any gang-based action.

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Overwatch loot box odds revealed following Chinese regulation

Overwatch loot box odds revealed following Chinese regulation

If Overwatch players are familiar with anything, it's the game's loot boxes — rewards for rank-ups and various numbers of match wins — and their tendency to almost never give the most desired cosmetic items. Players have often complained about the poor drop rates for Epic and Legendary items, which include things like costumes, voice lines, and emotes. Now, thanks to new regulations in China, Blizzard has disclosed the exact odds of players receiving different types of loot box items.

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‘Prey’ sci-fi game launches today: four things to know

‘Prey’ sci-fi game launches today: four things to know

Bethesda and Arkane Studios have officially launched Prey, a science fiction action game with a first-person flavor. The game brings with it both RPG and shooter elements, and further enables gamers to form their own playstyle, according to Creative Director Raphael Colantonio. This marks the first time Arkane has released a first-person science fiction action game, according to Bethesda, and it is available on all three major video game platforms.

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds dev “looking at” Xbox One and PS4 versions

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds dev “looking at” Xbox One and PS4 versions

If you play games primarily on PC, then you've probably already heard of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Similar to previously released mods for ARMA and H1Z1, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds takes its popular Battle Royale gameplay and turns it into a full game. It's quickly become a smashing success on PC, selling more than 2 million copies since launch, which means that a console version should be coming up, right?

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Darksiders 3 officially confirmed for 2018 release

Darksiders 3 officially confirmed for 2018 release

Once upon a time, we weren't sure if we'd ever see another Darksiders game. For a while there, it looked like the franchise would go down with the bankruptcy of THQ. Now, THQ Nordic has officially confirmed Darksiders 3 after an Amazon listing was posted earlier today, delivering a launch trailer for the game along with a handful of screenshots and concept art images.

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